Science has answered many of life’s riddles, but it has discovered many more, bringing its awe-inspiring rigor to conversations once reserved for philosophers and theologians.
In this category, we take a powerful tool of inquiry to ask questions that strike at the very nature of reality. Is there an objective foundation for morality? Does evolution have a direction? Why do humans believe in God? What, for that matter, does it even mean to believe? We ask these and other profound questions, opening our minds to the many mysteries made visible, if not soluble, by science.